While there is cross-party support for further devolution, there is significant disagreement among the main UK political parties on what exactly those powers should be.
The dynamics of the Labour leadership election were radically altered when the leftwinger Jeremy Corbyn secured, with minutes to spare, the 35 nominations required to stand.
David Cameron has bowed to pressure from Tory Eurosceptics and other parties at Westminster by ruling out holding the referendum on Britain’s EU membership on the same date as the Scottish and other devolved elections next May.
The Conservatives are relatively safe for five years. They could lose their majority through by-elections, but they are still the political top-dogs.
Jim Murphy will make what he has called the final speech of his political career at a thinktank in London after formally stepping down as leader of Scottish Labour.
The latest YouGov poll for the Sunday Times indicates that if David Miliband was Labour leader then people would be more likely to vote for his party.
The Labour leadership contest is heating up, but with just three candidates likely to be on the ballot paper will it be a true battle of ideas?
Andy Burnham, the frontrunner in the Labour party leadership contest, claims that he can win back power in five years by building on the best of both Tony Blair and Ed Miliband, in what will be seen as a rebuke to those who have condemned both the former leaders.
The home secretary, Theresa May, has refused to share with law enforcement agencies or communications companies the full details of her new “snooper’s charter”, raising fresh fears that she is seeking to limit dissent in order to steamroller the controversial laws through parliament.
Labour has released the names of the six candidates set to battle it out for the Labour Mayoral candidacy. Who's standing for the position?
Parental choice is in a fragile state. Almost 30 years on from the “great” Education Reform Act, which ushered in the idea that choice would raise standards and satisfy all, barely a day goes by without a reminder of what a flimsy notion this is.
The chief inspector of schools has urged the government to bring back formal national tests for 14-year-olds in England as a way of tackling persistent underperformance among the most able pupils.
One afternoon in 2013, Andrew, then 11, had to stay behind after school for misbehaving in his English lesson. He’d thrown water at the teacher, wound up other pupils and tried to run out of the classroom. The punishment was to complete the work that he hadn’t done in class. Supervising the detention was Mark Oldman, the headteacher.